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Finntroll Reveals New Album Title and Tracklisting, Paganfest 2010 Tour Date

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FINNTROLL has revealed that their new album, "Nifelvind," will be release in February 2010. Previously rumored to be named "Mot Skuggornas Värld," "Nifelvind" was recorded at Sonic Pump Studios in Helsinki, Finland and mastered by Mika Jussila (add any big Finnish Metal band for namedropping) at Finnvox Studios. The album cover artwork was done again by the band's own guitarist Skrymer.

FINNTROLL comments on the album as follows:

“After tough and hectic weeks in the studio, due to lack of time and summer festivals, we are now really, really pleased with the results. 'Nifelvind' is the most advanced and mature FINNTROLL-album to date, with musical themes ranging from powerful death metal riffs to dark soundtracks, from pounding black metal to groovy 80's pop-music. All this is accompanied by our trademark sound, lots of never-before-heard instruments in the metal-scene, folklore and legends that make it overall the most versatile album we have created so far.”

The tracklisting for "Nifelvind" is as follows:

1. Blodmarsch (intro)
2. Solsagan
3. Den Frusna Munnen
4. Ett Norrskensdåd
5. I Trädens Sång
6. Tiden Utan Tid
7. Galgasång
8. Mot Skuggornas Värld
9. Under Bergets Rot
10. Fornfamnad
11. Dråp

The exact release dates are as follows:

FINLAND: Wednesday, February 17, 2010
UK / FRANCE / GREECE / DENMARK / NORWAY / REST OF EUROPE: Monday, February 22, 2010
SPAIN / PORTUGAL: Tuesday, February 23, 2010
SWEDEN / HUNGARY: Wednesday, February 24, 2010
North America: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

To properly celebrate the release of the new album, FINNTROLL will be headlining the 2010 edition of the Paganfest tour.

Here are the confirmed Paganfest 2010 dates, featuring FINNTROLL with Eluveitie, Dornenreich, Varg, Arkona:

19.02.2010 CH – Pratteln, Z7
20.02.2010 AT – Linz, Posthof
21.02.2010 DE – Berlin, Postbahnhof
23.02.2010 DE – Hamburg, Markthalle
24.02.2010 DE – Saarbrücken, Garage
25.02.2010 DE – Nürnberg, Hirsch
26.02.2010 DE – München, Backstage
27.02.2010 AT – Wien, Gasometer
28.02.2010 SK – Bratislava, tba
01.03.2010 AT – Graz, Seifenfabrik
03.03.2010 AT – Innsbruck, Hafen
04.03.2010 DE – Frankfurt, Batschkapp
05.03.2010 DE – Leipzig, Hellraiser
06.03.2010 DE – Stuttgart, LKA Longhorn + Special Guests: EQUILIBRIUM & ALESTORM
07.03.2010 NL – Tilburg, 013 + Special Guests: EQUILIBRIUM & ALESTORM
09.03.2010 FR – Rennes, Antipode
10.03.2010 FR – Paris, Elysee Montmartre
11.03.2010 FR – Lyon, Ninkasi Kao
12.03.2010 DE – Bochum, Ruhrcongress + Special Guests: EQUILIBRIUM & ALESTORM
13.03.2010 NL – Amsterdam, Melkweg + Special Guests: EQUILIBRIUM & ALESTORM
14.03.2010 BE – Antwerpen, Hof Ter Lo + Special Guests: EQUILIBRIUM & ALESTORM

More FINNTROLL tour dates:
31.03.2010 – Inferno Metal Festival, Oslo / NORWAY
03.04.2010 – Rocktower Festival, Lübeck / GERMANY
18.06.2010 – Hellfest, Clisson / FRANCE

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